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Friday, October 11, 2013 local almanac

Oct 11, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 66F; low 39F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 66F; low 48F.[/caption]









READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A.

FAR LEFT: The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne Valley Farm Weather Page.
MIDDLE TEMP: Cairo from Weather Underground page.
FAR RIGHT: Catskill from Weather Underground page.

Local weather forecast
Today's forecast is specific to Catskill, in Greene County:

Today: Mostly cloudy. High near 67. Friday night, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear. Low around 46.

Forecast for the next three days:

Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 70. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 46.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 67. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 44.
Monday (Columbus Day): Mostly sunny. High near 66. Monday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 45.

Sunrise today: 7:04 a.m.
Sunset today: 6:19 p.m.

Length of the day: 11:14 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the second Friday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.

HUDSON Historic Preservation Commission (tentative) at 10 a.m., 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

WGXC Fall 2013 Pledge Drive has been extended through Wed., Oct. 16. WGXC Hands-on Radio must raise $35,000 to pay its operating expenses. Your support is critical to our survival. Contribute what you can and keep the airwaves open in Greene and Columbia counties.

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Rhizome Rhizome is an arts organization that works with artists engaging technology. Their programs include commissions, exhibitions, events, discussion, archives, and portfolios. Rhizome began in 1996 by artist Mark Tribe as an email list subscribed to by some of the first artists to work online and is now a thriving nonprofit, part of the New Museum in New York City. Heather Corcoran is now executive director, and during a visit to Wave Farm Oct. 10, 2010, she discussed the organization's past, present, and future.
12:10 a.m.: Jonah Parzen-Johnson Rebroadcast of a live performance, Thurs., Oct. 10, at the Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson, NY. Jonah Parzen-Johnson is a baritone saxophonist living in Brooklyn, NY. His techniques including circular breathing, multi-phonics, and vocalization owes a debt to his Chicago hometown's sound. Parzen-Johnson is also a member of the afrobeat ensemble, Zongo Junction. Loud & Sad is a collaboration between Joe Houpert and Nathan McLaughlin, currently based out of Philadelphia, PA and Hudson, NY. Both individually in their solo work, and together in this duo, Houpert and McLaughlin explore the vocabulary of the reel-to-reel tape machine as a partner in accompaniment. They have built up this tape machine vocabulary through various phases of their work, utilizing a variety of instrument sources and trying to ground those in social concepts and ideas. The current focus is adding folk instrumentation to that vocabulary, with renewed emphasis being put into the energy of live performance. They have a number of releases that chronicle their various incarnations on labels such as cae-sur-a, FET Press, Digitalis, Greenup Industries and an upcoming release on Tranquility Tapes. You can also hear their work as part of the trio Tilth, with Cody Yantis.
2 a.m.: Taran's Free Jazz Hour: Matthew Shipp Episode 23 of 2013 of two-hour free jazz show that airs on eight European radio stations and free103point9 Online Radio and WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, in New York, in the United States. Click on title to access the playlist.
5 a.m.: Off The Hook: Mike Janke Do not call during rebroadcast. Off The Hook, from the hacker zine 2600, airs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET in New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is rebroadcast the next morning at 5 a.m. on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio. It is simulcast online via streaming MP3 and via shortwave on WBCQ The Planet at 5110 KHz. Join #offthehook on irc.2600.net to chat during the show. Email show at oth [at] 2600.com Do not call during the rebroadcast. Mike Janke of Silent Circle, an encryption firm, is guest.

6 a.m.: Background Briefing with Ian Masters Inside breaking international and national news. A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers and critics with analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural and social issues. This program goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard in the American media.
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Also local news, previews of events in Greene and Columbia counties, music, and more. Call in to have your say at (518) 828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues from the Wave Farm Study Center in Acra with local news, weather, and events.
10 a.m.: ¿Qué cocinaré hoy?: Adelio Ramirez Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores-Lobos talk with Guatemalan Adelio Ramirez about the upcoming local soccer tournament Copa de la Fe. Plus the new marketplace options for health insurance, the Day of the Dead celebration, a series of talks at Bard College for Latino month and ask listeners to pledge their support of WGXC, our community radio station.
4:30 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
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